Emil Kasymov is a native of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan,the land of mountains and horses. He is an artist with 30 years of experience. After high school, Emil attended the Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts named after B. Beishenalieva
His sculptures "Leader of the Nation" were highly appreciated by the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev and were presented to the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in 2014
In January 2018 Nursultan Nazarbaev President of Kazakhstan presented one of the sculptures of Emil Kasymov to USA President Donald Trump
Throughout his career, Emil has won numerous awards and prizes in various art shows. He has also done many commissioned works both for individual collectors and institutions, including a series of paintings for a Kyrgyz Gallery in Bishkek. His inspiration are nature and animals.